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We are all overwhelmed these days so here are some tips and ideas to inspire you. Now is the time to focus on how to move forward and do that project or task that you have not made time for. Here are some inspirations to take action and reach for the moon!

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Please note that this page will be updated regularly. 

Inspiration Articles and Tips

5 Event Design Tips That Will Spark Your Creativity

30 Trips to Plan a Year in Advance

Adapting and Giving Back In the wake of COVID-19, caterers, florists, venues, and other event vendors are focusing on philanthropy and innovation.

A delightful bird chorus of Mozart’s Magic Flute Papageno/Papagena duet

Balcony Bingo Madrid Balcony Bingo brings neighbors together

Berliner Philharmoniker’s ‘digital concert hall’ with over 600 concerts

Can Dogs Catch COVID-19?

Florence’s famous Uffizi Gallery has many of its treasures online 

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks.  Download them or read them online at 

Heartwarming Dating Story During COVID-19

John Paul Getty Museum Free access to collections

Managing Change 4 strategies for managing change successfully

Roger Dow Offers Insight on the New Travel Landscape

Service Dog Comforts Humans During Crisis

The Museum of Modern Art now enables free access to its collection

The Mel­bourne Zoo  has set up 24/7 livestreams of its snow leop­ard cubs, pen­guins, giraffes, lions and ze­bras

The Metropolitan Opera is providing a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series for free streaming on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours from 7:30 pm – 6:30 pm the following day.  The schedule includes outstanding complete performances from the past 14 years

The Trips We Are Thinking of Taking Next

The Caremongers Getting Food and Essentials to the Country’s Most Vulnerable  Caring for the most vulnerable

Tiny Buddha 50 ways to find inspiration 

Travel and never leave your house A list of 101 ways to travel without leaving your house, which will help you feel a little more entertained, a little more inspired, and, most importantly, a little more connected with the rest of the world.

Virtual School Activities! A collection of sites to live webcams, virtual tours/trips, and other miscellaneous fun academic sites. 

Self Care and Inspiration

A Solo Trip Among Strangers A travelers journey that yields unexpected surprises.

And So They Clap Italy residents show their appreciation each night.

Covid-19 and musical Italy Be inspired how those under lockdown are keeping their spirits up.

Feel Good Tips on how to maintain a sense of wellness.

Kitty O’Meara Kitty O’Meara is the poet laureate of the pandemic. Her untitled prose poem, which begins with the line, “And the people stayed home,” has been shared countless times, on countless backgrounds, with countless fonts, since its first posting.

Podcastswellness, stress reduction and mindfulness

Bizbash’s GatherGeeks A place where people passionate about the power of live experiences come together. Join David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor in chief of BizBash, as they discuss the latest news and trends affecting event marketers, meeting strategists, nonprofit organizers, and everyone in between.

EventIcons Meet the Audio Icons of the Events Industry

Future Focused Podcast The Future Focused Podcast is about leveling-up your leadership, designing a dynamic life, and becoming your best self. It’s about securing a set of unshakeable skills, becoming a lifelong learner, and making incremental but consistent growth each and every day. It’s time to get focused on your future. This podcast is hosted by Kelly Croy.

Lots of free NPR podcasts

Meeting Minds with Charles Eide   Finally a podcast for meeting planners and event professionals! Meeting and Event Planning can be tough. This podcast is about everything-events. Meetings, conferences, audio visual, logistics, and audience experience are at the heart of every weekly broadcast. Join world renowned event expert Charles Eide as he chats with industry leaders and innovators about making incredible audience experiences across the globe.


Berklee Students Virtual Orchestra Perform ‘What The World Needs Now Is Love’

Watch Roedean School in South Africa perform Hallelujah remotely #TogetherApart  #Alonetogether

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